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Auburn Hires Clint Meyers – One of Best Softball Coaches in College Sports

By Posted on: June 14th, 2013 in News, Other Sports 5 Comments »
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Auburn has hired Arizona State Head Coach Clint Meyers to become the Tigers’ second head coach in program history. Meyers is considered one of the top coaches in the country. While at ASU he has taken his team to eight straight Super Regionals and seven appearances in the College World Series, winning two National Championships Continue Story…

“What Comes Next Sits Squarely on My Shoulders.”

By Posted on: May 14th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Football, News, Other Sports 12 Comments »
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Auburn A.D. Jay Jacobs says he has a plan … a plan to improve the athletics department including how to turnaround the lack of winning in the big three major sports. Speaking before the Auburn Chamber of Commerce today, Jacobs said that University President Jay Gogue has made it clear that he has high expectations Continue Story…

The Report Is In – Gogue Expects Jay Jacobs to Make Necessary Improvements

By Posted on: May 13th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Football, News, Other Sports 8 Comments »

The much awaited report of the committee on Auburn Athletics has given their report to University President Jay Gogue. Dr Gogue had charged the committee to take a look at five criteria for evaluating the athletic department: (1) academic and support services for student-athletes, (2) financial management, (3)customer service, (4) competition, including winning, sportsmanship and Continue Story…

Jacobs says It’s Time to Move in Different Direction, Fires Tina Deese

By Posted on: May 8th, 2013 in News, Other Sports 6 Comments »
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Auburn Athletic Director Jay Jacobs announced the firing tonight of Tina Deese, the Tigers’ Softball Coach. Deese started the Auburn program from scratch in 1995 and had a 17 year record of 562-458-1. She led the Tigers to their fifth consecutive appearance in the SEC Tournament and NCAA Regional in 2012. Deese was the longest Continue Story…

To Forgive, or Not to Forgive (that IS the question)

By Posted on: May 8th, 2013 in Football, Memories, Other Sports 14 Comments »

Six months of prison, about half of which has already been served, with a laughable probation after that.  And when he gets out, he’ll be a hero to thousands, if not millions, for the rest of his pathetic life.Upon first reflecting on this, I figured that if Hell didn’t exist already, God would have to Continue Story…

Auburn Equestrian Wins Overall National Champioship

By Posted on: April 21st, 2013 in Other Sports 1 Comment »
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It was partiularly fitting this evening that Toomer Oaks went out on their last  weekend by being rolled in celebration of another Auburn championship. The Auburn Equestrian Team held a celebration at Toomer’s Corner Sunday evening for wining the 2013 NCEA Overall National Championship.The Tigers defeated Georgia, 3-1, in a ride-off competition Saturday at the Continue Story…

“Are you about TREE, or are you about FOOTBALL?”

By Posted on: April 18th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Business - Entertainment, Football, Other Sports 11 Comments »
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                                 The last roll will take place on April 20, 2013. (Author’s note: In view of the fact that our Oaks’ time on the Plains is drawing to a close, I thought I would update and re-run the first article Continue Story…

Good showing but no green jacket for the Duf

By Posted on: April 15th, 2013 in Featured Article, Other Sports 5 Comments »
Jason carries his AU spirit with him on the course

War Eagle folks. I am taking Jays usual slot because he is heading to Hawaii. Tough gig huh. Have a great time Jay. It was a woulda, coulda, shoulda week for the Duf in the Masters. He was cruising around at 4 under par for the tournament, and in the hunt, when a cruel bounce on Continue Story…